Category Archives: humour

Uncle Ranty’s Assistants Speak Up

You may be wondering why we’ve called you here today. Some of the more alert among you may also have noticed that we’re not Uncle Ranty. It’s the hair, isn’t it? No, Uncle Ranty can’t come to the keyboard right … Continue reading

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Musings and Muses

I’m blessed with the company and at least grudging acknowledgement of a wide range of beautifully odd people, and I wouldn’t have it any other way.  Between the fearless men, women, and occasionally undecided of the #Tuesday crowd and the … Continue reading

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Short Story: A Conversation

“What’s that noise?” “Hmm?” “There – that noise; can’t you hear it?” “What are you on about?” “Look, just stop what you’re doing come over here.” “Fine. What am I listening for?” “That noise – the high pitched one.” “What … Continue reading

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And Now For Something Different

(Or: Why did I swear so much in that last post?) I did briefly consider leaving my last, emotional, blog post as the last ever entry in this site – an enduring monument to frustration that could be referenced as … Continue reading

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Exam Stresses Ahoy

Not mine, just to make that clear, but rather for two of my nearest and dearest. Lady M has picked up her CIPS professional studies again, which she had to put to one side when everything hit the fan at … Continue reading

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The Gin Night Cometh

The various Ladies M – former, current, and honorary – have been plotting to have a Gin Night since before Christmas. Life being life, things have got in the way until now. Deaths, illness, holidays, and now redecorations have all … Continue reading

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Things Lady M Says: New Year Edition

We’ve all done it, making innocuous statements that are perfectly fine, but badly timed. I usually manage to come out with appallingly timed wisecracks just as someone reveals a tragic additional piece of information about a situation for example. Sometimes … Continue reading

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